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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53375
Last updated: 29 August 2016
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Date:12-JUN-1941
Time:
Type:Vickers Wellington IC
Owner/operator:99 Squadron Royal Air Force
Registration: P9281
C/n / msn: LN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schaijk -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Waterbeach
Destination airport:RAF Waterbeach
Narrative:
Mission-Düsseldorf. Took off from RAF Waterbeach. Shot down by night-fighter. Both survivors were wounded. Sgt Harley being the most seriously hurt with shrapnel embedded in his back. Those who died are buried in Uden War Cemetery.
Crew
Sgt J A Barron +
Sgt W W Hall pow
Sgt D H Harley pow
Sgt J A S Reid +
Sgt A E Hibbin +
Sgt J Beattie +
In 1989 Sgt Hall wrote a brief report of this action, followed by an account of his time spent as a prisoner of war. His book was published by Merlin books Limited under the title, Flyer's Tale.

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1941%20sec_tcm5-7282.pdf
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 64.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
11-Apr-2016 07:53 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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